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  1. Xinjiang Arrests Nearly Doubled in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | China Digital Times

    Prosecutors in the far-western area, home to China's 10-million-strong Turkic-speaking and mostly Muslim Uighurs, approved the arrest of 27,164 criminal suspects in 2014, up more than 95 per cent on the previous year, the China Daily newspaper said. "We've shortened the time between approving arrests and prosecution in major terrorist-related cases so the suspects can be tried as soon as possible to show the region's determination to fight terrorism," Nixiang Yibulayin, " Xinjiang's chief prosecutor, was quoted as telling the region's legislature on Thursday.

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  2. Arrests in China's Xinjiang nearly doubled in 2014: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Violence linked to Xinjiang has intensified over the past year, with at least 200 people killed in a series of clashes and increasingly sophisticated attacks in the resource-rich region and beyond it. Chinese paramilitary police prepare to ride in armoured vehicles during a 'show of force' ceremony in Urumqi, after a series of terrorist attacks in Xinjiang Province BEIJING: Arrests nearly doubled last year in China's violence-torn, mainly Muslim Xinjiang region, state-run media reported Friday, adding that a crackdown has been extended to the end of this year.

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  3. Texas To Separate 2 Conjoined Twin GirlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | International Business Times

    Twenty-four-day-old conjoined twin boys are seen at Urumqi Children's Hospital in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, September 10, 2013. The twins are currently sharing one heart and one kidney and are undergoing consultation from Shanghai experts on September 12, 2013, according to local media.

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  4. Mutual gains from China sheep projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Stuff.co.nz

    Merino rams are inspected at Purple Mud Springs Stud near Shihezi, by Professors Runlin Ma , Paul Kenyon, Hugh Blair, Steve Morris and Guoqing Shi . In 2013, the Chinese government announced its intention to achieve self- sufficiency in red meat production by 2020.

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  5. China Bans Burqas in Largest Muslim ProvinceRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Drudge Retort

    China's far-western Xinjiang province has passed a law to prohibit residents from wearing burqas in public, state media reported, in a continued campaign against what authorities view as religious extremism. The new ban in Urumqi was approved by local legislators last month, and given the greenlight by the regional legislature at the weekend.

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  6. School children seek fun during winter vacationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Xinhuanet

    Children have fun with ice and snow in a park in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Jan. 21, 2015. As schools' winter vacation begins in Urumqi, children go outdoors to enjoy their holiday.(Xinhua/Wang Fei)

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  7. 15 Cases of Human Infection With H7N9 Virus in China are Reported to WHORead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Infection Control Today

    On Jan. 13, 2015, the National Health and Family Planning Commission of China notified the World Health Organization of 15 additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza A virus, including three deaths. 1. A 52-year-old female from Fuzhou City, Fujian Province developed symptoms on Dec. 11. The patient was admitted to a hospital on Dec. 16 and is now in critical condition.

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  8. Drive against terrorism in Xinjiang shows resultRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | China Daily

    The strike-hard campaign aimed at preventing large-scale terrorist attacks from happening in the northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region and spreading outside to other parts of China has shown initial results, said acting chairman of the region. Shohrat Zakir, the newly appointed acting chairman of Xinjiang, made the remark in a government work report he delivered on the first day of the annual session of the 12th Xinjiang regional People's Congress in Urumqi, the capital of the region, on Tuesday.

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  9. Budget Mideast carrier Air Arabia to begin flights to ChinaRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Asian Correspondent

    A low-cost airline from the United Arab Emirates says it plans to begin flying to Urumqi, China, next month - becoming the first discount carrier from the Mideast to tap the Chinese market. Air Arabia's announcement Monday underscores the growing links between China and the oil-rich Gulf region.

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  10. WHO: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Crofs Blogs

    On 13 January 2015, the National Health and Family Planning Commission of China notified WHO of 15 additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza A virus, including 3 deaths. 1. A 52-year-old female from Fuzhou City, Fujian Province who developed symptoms on 11 December.

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  11. UAE airline to become first Mideast budget carrier in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The New Zealand Herald

    " A low-cost airline from the United Arab Emirates says it plans to begin flying to Urumqi, China, next month " becoming the first discount carrier from the Mideast to tap the Chinese market. Air Arabia's announcement Monday underscores the growing links between China and the oil-rich Gulf region.

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  12. Air Arabia enters ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | AME Info

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    Monday Jan 19 | Al Bawaba

    Air Arabia will create another piece of history next month when it becomes the first low-cost airline from the Middle East and Africa to enter the Chinese market. Starting on February 10, 2015, the carrier will fly regular non-stop services to Urumqi, the largest city in Western China.

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  14. Two Shot Dead by Police in XinjiangRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Outlook

    Two Uygur stowaways from China's restive Xinjiang region were shot and killed by police in the country's southern Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, near the Vietnam border, when they attacked the officials with knives. Police found a group of Uygur stowaways in Guangxi's Pingxiang city reportedly trying to sneak out of China last night, but they allegedly resisted arrest and attacked the officials with knives, state-run China Daily reported today.

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  15. China says 6 attackers killed in latest Xinjiang violenceRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Chinese police shot and killed six would-be bombers Monday in the latest violence to strike the restive far northwestern region of Xinjiang, a local government spokesman and official website said. Police were called to a business district in the town of Shule in the morning to investigate a suspicious man carrying what appeared to be an explosive device, according to TS News, which specializes in news about Xinjiang.

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  16. Seed germination and unusual serotiny in two species of Conospermum...Read the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | CSIRO Publishing

    Xiaoying Zhao A C and P. G. Ladd B A School of Life Science, Xinjiang Normal University, Urumqi, 830054, China. B School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, WA 6150, Australia.

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  17. China Focus: Overseas investment as key in "belt and road"Read the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Xinhuanet

    At the Second China Overseas Investment New Year Forum that closed Friday, global officials and entrepreneurs said enhancing cooperation between Chinese businesses and foreign counterparts can fuel the initiatives. The project to revive the ancient Silk Road was put forward by President Xi Jinping during a visit to Kazakhstan in September in 2013, including a land-based belt from China via Central Asia and Russia to Europe, and a maritime route through the Strait of Malacca to India, the Middle East and East Africa.

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  18. A Chinese City Bans the BurqaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Real Clear Politics

    Chinese authorities have banned women in Urumqi, the capital city of Xinjiang - an autonomous western region where Muslims account for almost half of the population - from wearing burqas in public, according to a brief article on a government-run website, Tianshan News.

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  19. China pushes rail technology abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Channelnewsasia.com

    China was once a massive importer of rail technology. But now, it is striving to become the world's go-to provider of high-speed rail, with proposals for lines across the world.

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  20. Map: The places where Islamic face veils are bannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Washington Post

    This week, Chinese state media reported that Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region had approved a ban on the wearing of the Islamic burqa in public spaces in the city of Urumqi. Xinhua News Agency reported that the garment, which is worn by some Islamic communities and covers the face and body, was being banned to target "growing extremism" in an area inhabited by many Muslim members of the Uighur minority.

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